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FAO Conference Awards

Individuals, institutions and organizations who have made outstanding achievements in fighting hunger all feature among winners of the FAO Conference awards. Today they are the champions of the Zero Hunger Generation - the first generation with the capacity to end hunger and make food and nutrition security truly universal. The awards were established on the basis of resolutions during the FAO Conference, the organization’s highest governing body.

The nomination for the Margarita Lizarraga Medal Award is now open!

Nomination criteria

Deadline 31 May 2018

Recognising the outstanding performance of field officers during country assignments.
The B.R Sen Award is presented to field officers who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of countries where they are assigned.

For journalists who have successfully steered public attention towards food security topics.
In recognition of the important role of the media in the fight against hunger, FAO presents the A.H. Boerma Award to journalists who have brought food security and rural development issues to the attention of civil society.

For institutions that have created true impact in the efficient execution of FAO Projects.
The Edouard Saouma Award is presented to a national or regional institution that has implemented with particular efficiency a project funded by FAO’s Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP).

Best Contribution to Global Food Security .
The Jacques Diouf Award is presented biennially to individuals or national/regional institutions that have made a significant contribution to the improvement of global food security.

For exceptional application of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.

The Margarita Lizárraga Medal is awarded biennially to a person or organization that has served with distinction in the application of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.

The nomination for the Margarita Lizarraga Medal Award is now open!

Nomination criteria

Apply!

Deadline is 31 May 2018